Obituaries

Ms. Eloise Williams Funeral services for Ms. Eloise Williams were held at 11 AM Wed., Dec. 5, 2012 from John E. Stephens Chapel with Rev. Jerome Fedrick, Rev. Rodney Thompson and graveside was Rev. Dustin Moore officiating. Interment was in Bethlehem Cemetery in Winston County.

Ms. Williams, 87, passed away on Mon., Dec. 3, 2012 at Neshoba County Nursing Home. She was a homemaker. She enjoyed sewing, cooking and growing flowers, especially roses. Ms. Williams was a member of Pine Grove Pentecostal Church in Sebastopol, MS.

Ms. Williams is survived by her daughter, Brenda Fedrick of Phila, MS; sons, Donald J. Williams of Moss Point, MS and Rev. Rex Williams of Monticello, AR; sisters, Clynease Wilson, Pearl Johnson, Alice Lambert and Shirley Johnson, all of Booneville, MS; (9) grandchildren; (2l) great-grand-children; (6) great-great- grandchildren; host of nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers are Steve Williams, Scott Williams, Cody Fedrick, Dustin Moore, Rick Sparks, Tim Duke, Andrew Williams.

Mrs. Mavis Louise Henton Funeral services for Mrs. Mavis Louise Henton, 72, were held 2:00 p.m., Saturday Dec. 1, 2012 at Still Valley M.B. Church. Elder James A. Young officiated. Burial followed in Memorial Garden Cemetery. A resident of Winston County, MS.

Mrs. Henton was retired from Spartus Corporation. She was a member of Calvary Apostolic Church. Mrs. Mavis Louise Henton died Monday, Nov. 26, 2012 at OCH Regional Medical Center, Starkville, MS.

She was born June 1, 1940 in Louisville, MS.

Survivors include daughters, Georgia Mae and Ruth of Chicago, IL; Mary Jean, Gloria Jean, Diane, Mary Ann all of Louisville, MS; Ida Faye of California. Sons, W.D. from Ohio, Tony Shell Richard from California, Bobby, Frank Homma from Louisville, MS; sisters, Betty Jean from Indiana, Earnestine from Ohio, Mattie and Annie Pearl from Louisville, MS. Jessie Mae from Chicago, IL; brothers, Rudy, Billy Joe, Henry Lee, Willie, Sylvester Hudson from Ohio. Delane and Johnny Hudson from Louisville, MS; 44 grandchildren, 31 Great-grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews and friends.

Williams and Hampton F.H. in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Sharon W. Moon Sharon W. Moon, 62, died Tuesday, December 3, at Gilmore Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Conroe, TX on June 26, 1950 to Harris G. and Barbara Hayes Wood. Mrs. Moon grew up in and attended school in Louisville, MS.

She was a Member of Meadowood Baptist Church, where she was active in the Ladies Community Bible Study.

She is survived by her parents, husband, John Moon of Amory; son, Paul W. “Rusty” Singleton of Tennessee Colony, TX; step sons, Gavin J. Moon of Covington, GA and Darrell Moon of Corinth; brothers, Danny Metzinger of AZ, Sam Wood of Jackson, Ms and Patrik Wood of Memphis; 6 grandchildren; 3 great great grandchildren; and a host of friends.

A Celebration of Life Service was held at 11 AM, Friday, December 7 at E.E. Pickle Funeral Home with Dr. Lloyd Sweat officiating. Burial followed in Greenbrier Cemetery. Pallbearers were Andrew Allen, David Roberts, Steve Reeves, Rex Coker, Van Burroughs and David Best.

Memorials may be made to Sav- A-Life, P.O. Box 544 Amory, Ms 38821 or First Friends, P.O. Box 117 Amory, Ms 38821.

Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at eepicklefuneralhome.com.

Mrs. Grace Golden Graveside services for Mrs. Grace Golden was held at 10 AM Monday, December 10, 2012 from Coldwater Cemetery with Rev. John Stephens officiating.

Mrs. Golden, 77, passed away on Friday, December 7, 2012 at her residence in the Dixon Community. She enjoyed walking at WalMart and reading. She was a member of Coldwater Baptist Church.

Mrs. Golden is survived by her brother, Hillman “Dute” Barnett of Phila, MS and a host of nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, great-great-nieces and great-great-nephews.

Pallbearers are Matthew Sullivan, Andrew Moore, Daniel Killens, Lou Lou Barnett, Joe Barnett and Michael Barnett.

Mrs. Patsy Ruth (Pat) Harrison Funeral services for Mrs. Patsy Ruth (Pat) Harrison was held at 2 pm Monday, December 10, 2012 from John E. Stephens Chapel with Rev. John Stephens officiating. Interment was in Arlington Cemetery. Visitation will be 4-8 pm Sunday, December 9, 2012 at John E. Stephens Chapel Funeral Services.

Mrs. Harrison, 81, passed away on Thursday, December 6, 2012 at Anderson Regional Medical Center in Meridian, MS. She lived in Philadelphia most ofher life. She worked at U.S. Electrical Motors for 27 years. Mrs. Harrison enjoyed cross stitching and fishing. She was a Baptist.

Mrs. Harrison is survived by her daughter, Melissa Clatterbuck of Meridian, MS; son, Patrick Harrison of Philadelphia, MS; brother, Alton Burchfield of Jackson, MS; (7) grandchildren; (6) great- grandchildren; (2) nieces and a special friend.

Mrs. Louise Triplett Funeral services for Mrs. Louise Triplett, 74, were held 2:00 p.m., Monday Dec. 3, 2012 at Trinity C.O.G.I.C. Superintendent Fred Idom officiated. Burial followed in Mt. Sinai Cemetery.

A resident of Winston County, MS. Mrs. Triplett was a member of Trinity C.O.G.I.C. Church Louisville. Mrs. Louise Triplett died Nov. 27, 2012 at Winston Medical Center, Louisville, MS. She was born May 31, 1938 in Louisville, MS.

Survivors include sons, John Loving of Louisville, MS; sisters, Dixie Davenport, Rita Clay, Safronia Knowles, Paula Davenport, Deborah Mitchell; brothers, Ernette Banks, Frankie Davenport, Melvin S. Bank, John Eric Davenport and Joshua Maurice Davenport; 2 grandchildren, 1 great-grandchild and a host of nieces and nephews. Williams and Hampton F.H. in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Annie “Cricket” Steele Funeral services for Mrs. Annie “Cricket” Steele, 54, were held 1:00 p.m., Tuesday Dec. 4, 2012 at Beck Funeral Home. Dr. Willie Coleman, Jr. officiated. Burial followed in Memorial Garden Cemetery.

A resident of Louisville, MS. Mrs. Steele was a Homemaker. Mrs. Annie “Cricket” Steele died Nov. 27, 2012 at her of in Louisville, MS. She was born Jan. 16, 1958 in Louisville, MS.

Survivors include mother, Ida Mae Walker; son, Christopher Walker, of Louisville, MS; sister, Patricia Boler of Louisville, MS; brothers, Larry Walker and Jessie Walker both of Louisville, MS; 3 grandchildren, a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Beck Funeral Home in Charge of Arrangements.

Mrs. Birdia Cotton Craig Funeral services for Mrs. Birdia Cotton Craig, 92, were held 12:00 p.m., Saturday Dec. 8, 2012 at Mission Ridge M.B. Church. Dr. Benjamin Pittman & Rev. Charlie Davis officiated. Burial followed in Friendship Cemetery Gholson, MS.

A residence of Preston, MS, Mrs. Craig was a Homemaker. She was a member of Mission Ridge M.B. Church. Mrs. Birdia Cotton Craig died Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012 at Winston County Medical Center in Louisville, MS. She was born Feb. 16,1920 in Preston, MS.

Survivors include daughters, Shellie Pittman of Louisville, MS; and Ethel Craig of Dallas, TX; one God Daughter; sons, Floyd Craig, Jr. of Cleveland, OH; one God Son, John Jackson of Preston, MS; 6 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren, a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and Friends. Beck Funeral Home In Charge Of Arrangements.

Mr. Ottis Busby Funeral services for Mr. Ottis Busby, were held 2:00 p.m., Sunday Dec. 9, 2012 at Chester Baptist Church near Ackerman, MS. Rev. Rob Faulk officiated. Burial followed in Enon Cemetery Ackerman, MS.

A late residence of Vicker’s Personal Care Home in Mathiston, MS, Mr. Busby was a Self-employed Farmer for years. Mr. Busby was a member of Chester Baptist Church.

Mr. Ottis Busby died Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012 at Vicker’s Personal Care Home in Mathiston, MS. He was born July 15, 1916 in Choctaw County, MS.

Survivors include a grandson; brother, John Howard Busby of Eupora, MS; sister-in-law, 2 great-grandchildren. Family suggests memorial to Chester Baptist Church.

Mrs. Alice Blackman Funeral services for Mrs. Alice Blackman, 67, were held 11:00 a.m., Monday Dec. 10, 2012 at Coleman Funeral Home Chapel in Ackerman, MS. Rev. Tim Long officiated. Burial followed in Chester Baptist Cemetery near Ackerman, MS.

A resident of Weir, MS. Ms. Blackman was a Factory Worker for years. Mrs. Blackman was a member of Salem Independent Church. Mrs. Alice Blackman died Friday, Dec. 7, 2012 at Baptist Memorial Hospital, Columbus, MS. She was born March 8, 1945 in Choctaw County, MS.

Survivors include daughters, Diane Blackman West of Weir, MS; sister, Emma Billingsley of Huntsville, AL; 1 grandson. Family suggests memorial to Humane Society.

Mr. James Edward Upchurch Funeral services for Mr. James Edward Upchurch, 83, were held 3:00 p.m., Monday Dec. 10, 2012 at Chester Baptist Church near Ackerman, MS. Rev. Rob Faulk officiated. Burial followed in Chester Baptist Cemetery next to Chester Baptist Church in Ackerman, MS.

A resident of Ackerman, MS, He married Jean Bruce Upchurch from Ackerman, MS. Mr. Upchurch was a Bridge Construction Worker for years. He served in the U.S. Army in Korea. Mr. Upchurch was a member of Chester Baptist Church. Mr. James Edward Upchurch died Friday, Dec. 7, 2012 at a residence in Ackerman, MS. He was born February 2, 1929 in Choctaw County, MS.

Survivors include wife, Jean Bruce Upchurch of Ackerman, MS; sons, Butch Upchurch of Madison, MS: Jimmy Upchurch of Ackerman, MS; daughters, Angie Moncrief of Ackerman, MS; brothers, Calton Upchurch of Ackerman, MS; sisters, Joyce Ann Dozier of Jackson, MS: Mary Ethel McCarty of Ackerman, MS; 7 grandchildren, and 1 great-grandchild. Family suggests memorial to Chester Baptist Church Cemetery Fund or Building Fund.

Mrs. Cecil H. Agent

Mrs. Cecil H. Agent, 92, passed away on December 6, 2012, at Louisville Health Care in Louisville, Mississippi. Visitation was Saturday, December 8, 2012, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in Louisville. Funeral services was held at 2 p.m. in the Nowell-Massey Funeral Home Chapel on Sunday, December 9, 2012, with Rev. Billie Bowie and Rev. Tim Hisaw officiating. Interment followed in Memorial Park Cemetery.

Mrs. Agent was born on February 9, 1920, to Jessie William and Willie Grace Fuller Hisaw. She was a member of East Louisville Baptist Church and she retired as a bank teller from Regions Bank.

She is survived by her sisters, Bonnie Coleman and husband, Bill, of Louisville, and Naomi Ming and husband, Jack, of Pearl, Mississippi; and her brother, Winton D. Hisaw, and wife, Sarah, of Lafayette, Louisiana.

Mrs. Agent was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Agent; her parents; and two brothers, Arnell Hisaw and Garvon Hisaw.

Pallbearers were Billy Coleman, David Coleman, Jamie Ray, Steve Ming, Tim Hisaw, and Tony Hisaw.

The family requests that memorials be given to The Baptist Children’s Village, c/o Mark Mathis, 1159 Pickett Road, Louisville, MS 39339.

Arrangements were under the direction of Nowell-Massey Funeral Home, 724 N. Columbus Avenue, Louisville, MS. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family by signing the guest register at www.nowellmasseyfuneralhome.com. PAID OBITUARY

Mr. Bennie Wilson Goodin

Mr. Bennie Wilson Goodin, 75, of Emmett Township, Michigan, died very unexpectedly, Thursday November 29, 2012 at his home. He was born November 20, 1937 in Winston, MS the son of the late Wilson and Lizzie Butler Goodin. His marriage to the love of his life Mary Ella Clark was November 21, 1955.

Bennie had owned and operated Travis Hamburgers of 14 1/2 & Gratiot. He was also known as “Toolman” and “Fatman Tools”.

Surviving in addition to his wife, Mary, of 57 years, are a daughter and son-in-law, Kathy and Joe McAdory; son, Bennie Jr. and fiancee Dawn; grandsons, Nathan (Nicky) Smith and Jeremy Goodin, Buffy McAdory, Jody McAdory, Lynn Betz, Delinda Tubby, Katelyn Hirchberger and Jesika Ovstedal; great-grandchildren, Clayton Goodin, Dominic, Kaleb, Lexi, Sky, Draegan, Bronson and Alivia; great-great-grandson, Boston; his buddy, CoCo; four sisters, Kathleen Robinson, Nita & Paul McAdory, Carroll and Patsy Perry, and Homoyoun and Mary Jane Soufi; and two brothers, Paul and Mona Goodin, and Ricky and Clara Goodin; and several nieces, nephews and friends that called him dad.

He was preceded in death by his grandson, Jason McAdory; and his brothers Gene and Bruce Goodin.

Funeral services were held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 6th, at Porter Funeral Home, with Rev. Gerald Butler officiating. Burial was in Butler Cemetery, Noxubee County, Mississippi.

Pallbearers were Stan Goodin, Chas Dewberry, Marty Ming, Mike McAdory, Justin Dempsey, Brad Goodin, Daniel Robertson, and West Watkins. In lieu of flowers memorials are suggested to “Wishes of the Family”. PAID OBITUARY

Mr. Odie Wayne Prisock

Mr. Odie Wayne Prisock, 72, passed away on December 3, 2012, at his home in Madison, Mississippi, surrounded by his loving family. Visitation was Wednesday, December 5, 2012, from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Natchez Trace Funeral Home in Madison, Mississippi. Visitation was also at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in Louisville, Mississippi, from 12 p.m. until service time with funeral services being held at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, December 6, 2012, with Rev. Junior Davis and Dr. Eugene Dobbs officiating. Interment will be in Craig Springs Cemetery in Oktibbeha County.

Mr. Prisock was born on August 25, 1940, to Erskin and Velma Scarborough Prisock. He graduated from Starkville High School and was a member of the Mississippi National Guard for six years. Wayne was a home builder and land developer while living in Starkville and a member of the Home Builders Association in Starkville, serving as the first president of this organization. After moving to Madison, he became a member of the First Baptist Church of Madison and he was the owner of Prisock Company. Mr. Prisock was a member of the Canton Lodge #28 F & AM Masonic Lodge and a Past Worthy Patron of Canton Chapter #58 OES. Wayne was a man of many talents and he loved to hunt and fish.

He is survived by his wife, Ellen Dane Ellis Prisock of Madison, Mississippi; his daughter, Stephanie Nix and husband, Rick, of Ridgeland, Mississippi; and his son, Stephen Prisock and wife, Keiley, of Madison, Mississippi. Mr. Prisock is also survived by three grandchildren, Veronica Grace Prisock, Matthew Nix and Andrew Nix; his brother, Prude Prisock and wife, Margaret, of Starkville, Mississippi; and two nieces, Christy Prisock and Lynn Prisock.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Pallbearers were Buddy Prisock, Parker Prisock, Presley Prisock, Randall Prisock, Ronnie Massey, Larry Massey, Brandon Prisock, and Clay Wood. Serving as honorary pallbearers were Paul Massey, Leon Merritt, J. D. Adcock, Joe Shurden, Jr., Ester Taylor, and Royce Faulkner.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be given to Craig Springs Cemetery Fund, c/o Ronnie Massey, 595 Massey Drive, Starkville, MS 39759 or to the Building Fund, First Baptist Church, P. O. Box 400, Madison, MS 39130-0040 or to the charity of your choice.

Arrangements are under the direction of Nowell-Massey Funeral Home, 724 N. Columbus Avenue, Louisville, MS. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family by signing the guest register at www.nowellmasseyfuneralhome.com. PAID OBITUARY